Shift #766

brilliant, glaring — white

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Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme baʕ bälä
Meaning 1 to become bright, light (place originally dark), to blaze
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Meaning 2 to be white, very clean (garment) baʕ zibəl kədan
"very white clothes"
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Comment KT 1177
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Arabic
Lexeme ʔazhar-
Meaning 1 shining, glittering
Meaning 2 white
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Comment The primary meaning of the term is that of 'shining'.
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Type Polysemy
Language Arabic
Lexeme ʔabyaḍ-
Meaning 1 shining, glittering (BK I 184) bayḍāʔ-a miṯl-i š-šams-i
"white (shining) like the sun"
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Meaning 2 white (BK I 184) ḥattā yatabayyana la-kum-u l-ḫayṭ-u l-ʔabyaḍ-u min-a l-ḫayṭ-i l-ʔaswad-i (Коран 2:187/183)
"until the white thread and the black thread become different in front of you"
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Comment The primary meaning of the term is that of 'white'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ṣāʕdā, ṣaʕadā, ḍaʕadā
Meaning 1 (BK I 184) (LGz. 542, LLA 1307) wa-ʔarʔayani falaga za-māya ḥəywat ṣaʕadā kama barad za-yəbarrəh ʔəm-ḍaḥay... (Apoc. 22:1)
"and he showed me the river with the water of life, white (bright) like snow, shining brighter than the sun"
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Meaning 2 white (LGz. 542, LLA 1307) wa-ʔəlləku ʔabāgəʕ kanu (v. konu) kʷəllomu ḍaʕādā (Hen. 90:32)
"And these sheep were all white"
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Comment The primary meaning of the term is that of 'white'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme λευκός
Meaning 1 shining, glistening
Meaning 2 white
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Comment (LSJ 1042)